Our latest weekly members bulletin can be found below. Additionally, an archive of all previous bulletins can be found below also.
The SENs: Friday 24th March 2017
Senscot joined hundreds of social entrepreneurs and sector stakeholders at the SE Exchange, hosted by Social Enterprise Scotland, on Tuesday at the Corn Exchange in Edinburgh. The event kicked off with a speech from Jeane Freeman MSP, who spoke of a “shared mission between government and business
The SENs: Friday 17th March 2017
This week Senscot and the Scottish Community Alliance hosted a Participatory Budgeting (PB) Masterclass delivered by Jez Hall (PB Partners and Share Future CIC). Scottish Government is promoting PB through the £2m Community Choices programme. Over 25 Local Authorities have already begun using PB
The SENs: Friday 10th March 2017
Over the last year, Senscot’s work with the 5 Thematic SENs – Health; Community Food; Sport; Culture and Creative; and Employability (supported by Social Firms Scotland) – has seen a focus on specific priority areas: health & social care integration; self-directed support; sport
The SENs: Friday 3rd March 2017
In light of the SE Strategy and the impending Action Plan – and early actions – a number of Scottish Community Alliance (SCA) members met this week to consider how they could improve the benefit to their members from the Govt funded services on offer to social and community enterprises –
The SENs: Friday 24th February 2017
One of the success stories in our sector, in recent years, has been the impact of the Community Jobs Scotland programme (CJS). At the Gathering this week, First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon announced a new round of funding – with a further £6.1m being pledged to help create 700 new job opportunities
The SENs: Friday 17th February 2017
Last week, Cabinet Secretary, Angela Constance announced a £1m package of ‘early actions’ in advance of the impending SE Action Plan. One of these ‘early actions’ is the establishment of a ‘Partnership and Procurement Hub’ which will strive to improve the sector’s
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